River and Rowing Museum

River and Rowing Museum

The history of rowing is celebrated at this education centre mixing barn & boathouse design.

One of the UK’s leading independent Museums, the River & Rowing Museum has over 114,000 visitors a year The Museum opened in 1998 to celebrate the River, the international sport of Rowing and the town of Henley on Thames. Working closely with organisations in the local area, the Museum has recently opened a Community Gallery which showcases a wide variety of local projects. Running a lively programme of temporary and visiting exhibitions, the Museum works with partners such as the National Portrait Gallery, the V&A and the Hayward Gallery in London.  The Museum offers a broad calendar of activities including lectures, children’s workshops and family events and the Museum is a registered educational charity.

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Accessibility/terrain/walk info

Accessible building.

Facilities & accessibility

Café, shop. Events and lecture programme. Boat trips.

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